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  • The Life and Times of Wolf Homburger

    Wolf was born in Karlsruhe, Germany on December 18, 1926. In 1939, at age 12, he was sent to England as part of the last Kindertransport, a rescue mission that sent thousands of Jewish children to the United Kingdom where they were placed in foster homes to keep them safe during World War II. more >
  • Editor’s Corner

    Compiling this newsletter was a treat, especially since it allowed me to see all of the happy faces from our annual meeting . Our board is constantly working together with the LAC to ensure that our Annual meetings are not only technically oriented but also family oriented. Mark your calendar for our next year’s more >
  • University of Washington Professional and Continuing Education -Environment and Sustainability

    University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education -Environment and Sustainability www.pce.uw.eduCertificate in Sustainable Transportation: Environmental Issues and Impacts (online) – New Examine the relationship between transportation and the environment, including energy, climate change, air pollution and water quality. Develop tools, such as life cycle assessment, that will help you understand the full range of more >
  • New Publications Through www.ite.org

    Highway Safety Manual The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) was developed to help measurably reduce the frequency and severity of crashes on American roadways by providing tools for considering safety in the project development process. This publication is available for presale. Use discount code FRSHIP at checkout to receive free shipping on domestic orders prior more >
  • Editor’s Corner

    I would like to begin by thanking you, the reader, for checking out this edition of the Western ITE Newsletter. For those interested in the contents of this newsletter, please note that extended versions of some articles, such as the informative “Making the bus cool” technical piece, can be read only on the online more >
  • Student Initiatives Committee

    We are pleased to announce that Danielle Scharf has been appointed as the new chair of the Student Initiatives Committee.  Danielle is an officer of the Intermountain Section, and she is an alumni and former president of the successful Montana State University student chapter.  Danielle has a great background in student chapter activities and more >
  • Traffic Engineering Exam Prep Classes Offered

    By Walter Okitsu, PE ITE Western District Licensing & Certification Chair Two courses are being offered to help those of you preparing for the California Traffic Engineering PE examination scheduled for October 23, 2009. 
  • What’s in the March/April edition of Western ITE?

    Below is the Western ITE newsletter for March/April of 2009, just scroll down to preview every article and click on their “read more” links to see the entire article! Highlights include: Interstate Innovations, Traffic Operations Center, Highlights from the Mid-Year Board meeting and the usual assortment of stellar articles. Happy Reading!
  • In Memory of Dr. Ed Sullivan, P.E.

    District 6 marks the passing of one of its distinguished ITE members and Student Chapter Advisors, Dr. Edward C. Sullivan, P.E., who passed away on Monday, February 16, 2009.  He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1944.  Dr. Sullivan earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and more >